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					                                                        Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                        December 10, 2007 – Page 1
                                  MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                  Minutes of December 10, 2007
                                LAFAYETTE LEARNING CENTER

The regular business meeting of the Board of Education of the Morris School District, of Morris
County, New Jersey was held in the Lafayette Learning Center, 31 Hazel Street, Morristown, New
Jersey 07960 on Monday evening December 10, 2007 at 6:30 p.m.

Mr. Van Tassel, the Assistant Board Secretary, called the meeting to order and made the following
announcement:. The New Jersey Open Public Meeting Law was enacted to insure the right of the
public to have advance notice of and to attend the meetings of public bodies at which any business
affecting their interest is discussed or acted upon. In accordance with the provisions of this Act the
Board of Education of the Morris School District in the County of Morris has caused notice of this
meeting to be published by having the date, time and place thereof posted. The notice was mailed to
the Daily Record, the Star Ledger, and to those persons or entities requesting notification, filed with
the municipal clerks of Morris Plains, Morristown and Morris Township, and posted at the
Administration Center, 31 Hazel Street, Morristown, New Jersey.

At the Roll Call, the following Board Members were present: Mrs. Marie Fornaro, Ms. Theresa
Kaag, Morris Plains Representative, Dr. Peter Gallerstein, Ms. Lynn Horowitz, Mrs. Teresa Murphy,
Ms. Lisa Pollak, Dr. Angela Rieck, Vice-President, Mrs. Nancy Bangiola, President. Mrs. Ann
Rhines arrived at 6:45 p.m. Ms. Sandra McNeil was absent.

At 6:32 p.m. Mrs. Bangiola moved to go into closed session to discuss legal matters. Dr. Rieck
seconded the motion which carried unanimously with Mrs. Rhines and Ms. McNeil absent.

Also present were Dr. Thomas Ficarra, Superintendent; Dr. Patricia Camp, Director of Curriculum
and Instruction; Mr. Andrew Williams, Director of Curriculum and Instruction; Mr. John Christian,
Manager of Human Resources; and Mr. William VanTassel, Assistant Board Secretary. Mr. James
McCreedy from Wiley, Malehorn, Sirota and Raynes was also present.

At 6:55 p.m. Dr. Rieck moved to go into open session. Mrs. Fornaro seconded the motion which
carried unanimously with Ms. McNeil absent. Student Representatives, Avi Jayaraman, Gareth
Brown and approximately 15 members of the public, press and staff were now present.

When the Board reconvened, Mrs. Bangiola announced that the Board had been meeting in closed
session for the purpose of discussing legal matters.


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Mrs. Bangiola asked Mark Manning to lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.



PUBLIC COMMENT
A member of the public spoke to the board concerning a possible scheduling change at Morristown
High School.
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PRESENTATION
Ms. Linda Murphy, principal of Morristown High School along with members of her staff presented
the board with a proposal for a scheduling change at MHS. A Sub-Committee, of the SEED
Committee comprised of Administration, Teachers, Parents and Students, has been working on this
for over a year. (A copy of the presentation is attached).


COMMITTEE REPORTS
Morristown High School
Avi and Gareth reported:
       The 2nd Coffee House was held Saturday 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
            Healthy Teens Parents provided coffee and snacks.
       Mr. Horton took a group of 40 students who had perfect attendance and no tardiness to the
               Nets Game.
       SGO winter fest next week.
       A Pep Rally is being planned for Spirit Week.
       Choir performed at Community Theater with the Colonial Symphony.
       Last Thursday was the Wind and Orchestra Ensemble.
       Next Thursday Choir and Symphonic Band performance.
       Winter Sports officially start on Friday.
          However Swimming & Hockey started last Friday.
       All sports teams coming out with recognition for athletes.
       Athletic Hall of Fame was December 8, 2007.

Finance Committee
Mrs. Fornaro reported they met December 6 and discussed:
   Budget
       Frelinghuysen, Frelinghuysen Athletics and District PE/Health presented their budgets.
       Budget Updates from DOE.
   Debt Refinancing.
   403 Regulations/IRS Regulations.
   Teen Pride.

Morris Plains
Mrs. Kaag reported:
  Kim Romano, a teacher in Morris Plains was inducted into the Morristown High School
  Athletic Hall of Fame.
  The Superintendent is continuing to explore shared services.



Frelinghuysen SEED
Mrs. Rhines reported:
       The VPB board meets twice a month.
         Working on collaboration among houses.
            Working to make everything equitable.
       Positive Climate among teachers and PLC’s.
       The board is continuing reading and researching.
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MINUTES
Motion #1      that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
               executive minutes from the regular business meeting of:
                                    November 26, 2007

Motion #2      that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
               minutes from the regular business meeting of:
                                     November 26, 2007

MINUTES (Motions #1-2)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Dr. Gallerstein
AYES:        Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
             Mrs. Rhines, Mrs. Bangiola,
NOES:        None
ABSTAIN: Ms. Kaag, Dr. Rieck
ABSENT:      Ms. McNeil


EDUCATIONAL MATTERS
Motion #1 that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, and after review of the
          Curriculum Committee, the Board of Education approve the following program
          development initiative(s) for the 2007-2008 school year:

               Program:               Career Exploration II Courses
               Description:           Research and development of the Career Exploration II
                                      curricula by the following high school teachers. The teachers
                                      will be developing four different curricula.
               Dates:                 August 2007
               Participating Staff:   2 Teaching Staff members for a maximum of 40 hours each
               Funding Source:        Local funds
               Rate of Pay:           1/140th of monthly salary

EXPLANATION:
Educational program development proceeds according to the District’s first principles of program
development; i.e., research-oriented inquiry, collaborative work, consensus building, opportunities
for dialogue.

Motion #2      that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
               approve the new classes and trips listed on the following pages to be offered by
               the Community School in the Spring, 2008.

EDUCATIONAL MATTERS (Motions #1-2)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Mrs. Murphy
AYES:        Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Ms. Kaag, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
             Mrs. Rhines Dr. Rieck, Mrs. Bangiola,
NOES:        None
ABSENT:      Ms. McNeil,
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US CITIZENSHIP CLASS
This class will help prepare adults for the naturalization process to become a US citizen. Students are assisted
with making the transition into the mainstream of American society by providing them with instruction in
English as a Second Language, United States government and law, American history, culture, and customs.
Since all instruction is oriented toward preparation for citizenship, students must possess an advanced level of
English.
Instructor: Kevin Rooney

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS AT MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT
In partnership with Condensed Curriculum International, Inc. (CCI), Morris School District is offering a
variety of Health Care Professional training programs. Although the US economy remains sluggish and the
overall job market has not improved, the demand for health care staff and professionals is growing at a
staggering rate. These factors have created enormous job opportunities for individuals trained in leading
health care professions. Available to both working adults interested in a new career and current health care
professionals, these exciting programs will help students prepare for the numerous jobs available to health care
staff and professionals! The Morris School District will offer Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing and
Coding, EKG Technician - which include some of the fastest growing careers in the health care industry today!

MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING PROGRAM
This combined 70 hour billing and coding course offers the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems,
how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-9 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace
delinquent claims, appeal denied claims and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course
covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation and Management), specialty fields
(such as surgery, radiology and laboratory), ICD-9 (introduction and guidelines) and basic claims processes for
medical insurance and third party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using
manuals, (CPT, ICD-9 and HCPCS). After obtaining the suggested practical work experience (6 months to 2
years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional
Coders (AAPC) - Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC – H Apprentice); the American Health
Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other
National Certification Exams.
EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
This comprehensive 50 hour EKG Technician Certification Program prepares students to function as
EKG Technicians and to take the American Society of Phlebotomy Technician (ASPT) –
Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other National Certification Exams. This course will
include important practice and background information on anatomy of the heart and physiology,
medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact,
laboratory assisting, electrocardiography and echocardiography. Additionally, students will practice
with equipment and perform hands on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of
the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead
placement and other clinical practices.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM
This comprehensive 50 hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to take the Pharmacy
Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies,
community pharmacies and other health care settings - working under the supervision of a registered
pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting
prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V.
flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and
reimbursement.
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HOW TO RAISE A MONEY SMART CHILD
Do your children know how to handle money? This new course is designed to provide parents and
grandparents with the tools and techniques to talk with their children and grandchildren about money.
Instructor: Andrew Boles, CFP

FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER WORKSHOP
Your road to home ownership begins here! Participants will learn how to overcome the administrative and
financial hurdles to buying real estate successfully. Topics will include: overcoming the down payment
barrier, FNMA, HUD, State of NJ first-time buyer programs, selecting a team of professionals, the home
financing process, credit scoring, purchasing and repairing real estate and winning in today’s competitive
market. Participants will receive a free guide to purchasing real estate successfully.
Instructor: Joseph Farella, co-author of the newly released and award-winning book “Insider Secrets to
Homebuying Success.”

BOOMERS – GET READY, GET SET, GO!
There are many things to consider when you think about the next part of your life. – Yes, the financial aspects
are important, but boomers today need to think about the emotional and practical aspects as well. – What will
you do? -- Will you continue to work? – How will you spend your time? – These are just a few of the
questions today’s boomers should be thinking about before taking that big step. In this new course,
participants will discuss the challenges facing people retiring from their present job and the importance of
designing a plan for the future. During the second session they will learn how to design their own plan for the
next step. ….It’s coming ---- get ready!
Instructor: Roseanna Zoubek, LCSW

BEGINNER SPANISH
This course is designed for students with limited or no previous knowledge of Spanish, who are eager to
develop beginning conversational language skills. Basic vocabulary and grammar using daily life situations
will be the main topics covered. Tuition includes textbook.
Instructor: Linda Lopez

BEGINNER FRENCH
In thus class students will learn the fundamentals of basic French and the French culture. The course will focus
on conversation and vocabulary that will provide students an ability to travel, ask for directions, and carry on a
basic conversation. A textbook costing $18.95 is included in the tuition.
Instructor: Myriamna Coffeen-Vandeven

SUGAR BLUES
If you are constantly craving sweets and want to understand why or if you want to gain control of your
cravings without will power or deprivation, this is the class for you! This class will clear up questions about
how sugar is affecting your health and energy. We will discuss strategies for understanding food cravings as
well as the effects of natural sweeteners versus refined sugars. Though the topic is serious it’s certain to be a
lively and engaging class! There will be a number of handouts and a gentle sweet will be served.
Instructor: Jamie Kovacs, Holistic Health Counselor $20.

HEALTHY EATING FOR ONE
Often recipes do not address the fact that many people today live alone and are cooking for one. For single
people, the thought of having to eat through many servings of the same dish is understandably unappealing. In
this class, you will learn tips to cook healthful satisfying dishes that can be easily modified as leftovers that
just get better and better! (includes food).
Instructor: Jamie Kovacs, Holistic Health Counselor
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LEARNING TO COOK WITH WHOLE GRAINS
Every day we hear about the benefits of eating whole, unrefined grains, yet many people are unfamiliar with
the variety of whole grains available (quinoa, millet, amaranth, buckwheat, wheat berries, spelt). Learn about
their many health benefits and how to cook them. This class will also offer an opportunity to prepare a whole
grain-based meal. Come experience the wonderful energy that whole grains provide (includes all food).
Instructor: Jamie Kovacs, Holistic Health Counselor

GENTLE SWEETS SATISFY……..
You know that sugar is not the best thing for you, but when that sugar craving hits, resisting it can be futile.
This class will explain why we experience a sugar crash a few hours after reaching for donuts. We’ll also
prepare a variety of sweets with alternative, whole food sweeteners that satisfy our need for sweets, but won’t
leave us feeling blue. (includes all food).
Instructor: Jamie Kovacs, Holistic Health Counselor

TIM SCHAFER DEMO AND DINNER
Come and enjoy a four course dinner demonstration.
Tim Schafer’s Cuisine, 82 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown.
(Located across Speedwell Avenue (Route 202) from the Headquarters Plaza Hotel).
First Course: Classic Tortilla Soup
Garnished with a red chili crema and tortilla chips
Second Course: Duck Quesadilla
Tender duck, tomato, scallions, roasted corn & sweet peppers layered between tortillas & topped with smoked
cheese enhanced by a beer & bourbon BBQ sauce.
Third Course: “Kettle Cooked” Short Ribs of Beef
Enticed by a dark ale beef reduction, served with roasted corn & buttermilk mashed potatoes and a three bean
& vegetable salsa
Fourth Course: Apple, Pear & Dried Cherry Cobbler
Served warm with cherry vanilla ice cream

AGING WITH DIGNITY
The majority of Americans want to die at home surrounded by family and friends, but most end up dying in
the hospital or nursing home, cared for by strangers. Sick people have come to fear losing their dignity or
burdening their families more than they fear death. The Aging with Dignity program was created to provide
the practical information, advice and legal tools you need to ensure your wishes and those of your loved ones
will be respected. We will discuss: Suggestions to make your home accessible, home care, other housing
options, eldercare consultants and the Living Will.
Instructor: Helene Jeanette, Life Transition Specialist & Realtor

HOME SAFETY FOR SENIORS
An overwhelming majority of older Americans want to remain in their homes for as long as possible, so it is
important to learn and think about making their homes as safe and livable as possible. In this new workshop
participants will get tips for making a home safe and convenient for a senior citizen…learning to identify the
potential problems – and finding out how to solve them before they actually occur. Registrants will receive a
home safety checklist as well as a list of resources for seniors in Morris County.
Instructor: Helene Jeanette, Life Transition Specialist & Realtor
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HOW TO LANDSCAPE YOUR HOME
Spring is the perfect time of year to begin landscaping projects for your home! In this one session course, you
will receive an overview of landscape design principles you can apply to different areas of your property.
Topics to be discussed: front foundation plantings, patios and walks, how to design and what to use, decks,
water features, lighting, seasonal color with shrubs and trees, specific plants for sun or shade, lawn and shrub
care, privacy plantings, berms and drainage.
Instructor: Richard Cording, certified landscape architect and owner for 30 years of CLC Landscape Design.

IDENTITY THEFT
In this new course, students will learn how to help safeguard their data, what options are available to them to
help protect themselves, information about obtaining their credit reports, what laws are in place including
those used by the industry, FACTA, Fair and Accurate Credit Reporting Agency. They will learn the
differences between financial/credit card/atm fraud and identity theft; how their identity can be compromised
and more. Instructor: Veronica Sposaro, CITRMS                     Morristown High School

GET THE MOST OUT OF BIKING
Get advice on getting the most out of your biking experience. Learn how to take care of little problems like
flat tires and monor adjustments; find out about bicycle safety and what you should take with you on long
bicycle trips; learn how to “be prepared” in any riding situation. You’ll be learning from a master!!
Instructor: Marty’s Reliable Cycle

QUICKBOOKS SOFTWARE TRAINING
This course is for current and prospective small business owners, non-profit business financial staff and
bookkeepers who want training in setting up and using Quickbooks for their business. Class participants will
learn how to set up company information and accounts, as well as how to generate invoices, record payments,
record deposits, reconcile bank and credit card accounts and generate reports specific to their business.
Instructor: Simone Craig, Quickbooks Consultant

TENNIS FOR BEGINNERS
(NTRP 1.0-2.5) Learn to play tennis, a sport for a lifetime! Tennis is great fun and great recreation. All you
need is a tennis racket, a pair of tennis shoes, and the desire to learn the game. Learn the basics of footwork,
forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. Learn tennis rules, etiquette and basic strategy for singles and doubles
play. (Makeup classes will be scheduled for those cancelled due to rain.) Class limited to 8 people.
Instructor: Art Klein, USPTA Certified Instructor

TENNIS FOR INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS
(NTRP 3.0-4.0) For players who can sustain slow-paced rally with players of equal ability, know positioning
on the court for singles and doubles, and want to improve their overall game. This is the opportunity to
“accessorize your game” by adding spin to your serve, learning topspin and slice ground strokes, using drop
shots and lobs and half-volleys, and understanding approach shots and “open stance”. This is also a great
opportunity to improve your backhand, forehand and serve. Class limited to 8 people.
Instructor: Art Klein, USPTA Certified Instructor

ROUND BOTTOM BASKET
Show off a flower arrangement or serve a party dip in one of these round bottom baskets that you have made
yourself. Woven with flat oval reeds, the basket will be 4 inches tall and 5 ½ inches in diameter and will be
made with natural and dyed reed. Please bring a pair of sharp scissors, an old towel, a tape measure or ruler,
pencil and 6 clothes pins. Teacher will supply the reed, water buckets and specialized tools. ($5.00 materials
fee payable to instructor).
Instructor: Elisa Kessler Caporale is a professional basket maker who has been teaching for 22 years. She
teaches at the Newark Museum, the Morris County Teen Arts Festival and lectures and exhibits throughout the
U.S.
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ONE STROKE PAINTING – For Patio Decorating
The student will learn basics and new skills in this simple and easy painting method, made famous by Donna
Dewberry. Over the course of four weeks, each student wll paint four projects designed for the outdoor garden
or patio. Projects will include a floral clay pot and saucer, a tin watering can, a garden stepping stone, and a
gazebo birdhouse. Skill practice is provided along with the projects. The materials will include your brushes,
paint, a project book with patterns and instructions, practice sheets, and surfaces. All are provided for a $78
materials fee, payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
Instructor: Diane H. Spadola, OSCI

KAYAKING
The cool, morning mist mixing with the warmth of the rising sun begins the subtle flow of energy along the
river. Your sleek water craft embraces these rhythms and serves as a conduit into the serenity of the natural
world. Delight in riverine scenery and wildlife as we paddle a calm section of the Delaware River in
northwestern NJ. A short learning curve for beginners assures a pleasant experience on the very first outing.
Veteran paddlers are welcome. Tuition includes one classroom session, rental and transportation of kayaks,
life jackets, instruction and guide fee for one kayak trip. Trip date Saturday, 6/14/08 with a rain date of
Sunday 6/15/08 .
Instructor: Doug Gould, President and Senior Guide, Adventure Unlimited

LEGO STAR WARS & MOTORIZED MACHINES (Ages 7-12)
In this course Lego enthusiasts will join together with others to build the Star Wars adventure. Have fun
building your favorite adventure from the Star Wars Episode III story with these amazing projects from a
galaxy far, far away! Clone Scout Walker, Darth Vader Transformation, Droid Tri-Fighter, General Grevious
Chase, Jedi Star Fighter & Vulture Droid, Ultimate Light Saber Duel, Wookie Attack, Star Fighter, Clone
Turbo tank, and Tie Fighter with motorized Lego Technic machines and build a huge variety of motorized
projects designed to illustrate various science concepts. All students will take home a Lego Star Wars project.
(Projects may vary depending on availability. Students will not have time to build all the projects listed.)
Instructor: Super Science for Kids, David Weissman

K’NEX Roller Coaster and Amusement Park Science (Ages 7-12)
In this course the class will operate as a team of engineers working together to construct the major component
rides of a model amusement park. Projects include the all new Verticle Vengeance Roller Coaster, Star Burst
Spinner, ferris wheels, boom ride, flume, 5’ tall Ripping Rocket Roller Coaster, Pirate ride, swing and more.
All students will bring home a motorized K’NEX project. Bring your camera!
Instructor: Super Science for Kids, Daniel Weissman

BATTLE-BOT Build-A-Thon (Ages 7-12)
You’ve heard of Battle-Bots? In this course you will have fun building and creating using your imagination.
You will construct a complex Battle-Bot robot from our huge ROBOTIX modular collection. Students will
have fun working together to build a robot that can clobber its opponent in our sumo-style robot ring. Make
your robot as huge and destructive as you’d like as the goal of this competition is to flip your opponent over,
pull its pieces off, or ram it right out of the arena. All participants will build and take home a motorized Titan
Tank robot.
Instructor: Super Science for Kids, David Weissman

MAKING MAGIC (Grades K-2)
Make money appear! Turn a red ball invisible! And much more! In this class you will learn what it takes to
become a magician, and create an entire magic show that you get to keep. Professional illusions and magic
built with common items will have you entertaining everyone you meet! You even get a top hat and a magic
wand!
Instructor: Hobby Quest
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BEGINNING FENCING (Ages 8-11)
Fencing is one of the fastest growing sports here in New Jersey and in the United States. It can be
played year round – it is an individual form of expression. In this beginner class students will learn
the basic techniques of fencing, the differences in equipment and techniques and the footwork that is
so important to the sport. All equipment is supplied.

DANCING WITH A PEN Gr. 7-12
“Dancing with a Pen” is a Writers Conference for students in grades 7-12.
Students will participate
in four days of workshops and activities (8AM-12PM) aimed at stimulating
the skills, creativity, enjoyment and satisfaction they receive from writing.
The Conference will feature presentations by world-renowned writers and
daily workshops where students will concentrate on their particular genre of
choice.

                                        Trips/Tours Spring, 2008

“Grease” – New York, NY, February 14, 2008, 5:00PM – 11:30PM

The Orchid Show/Tavern on the Green – New York, NY, March 12, 2008, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

“Young Frankenstein” – New York, NY, March 20, 2008, 5:00PM – 11:30PM

Van Cortlandt House Museum/Sardi’s, Bronx, NY, March 26, 2008, 8:00AM – 4:30PM

“November” – New York, NY, April 5, 2008, 11:00AM – 6:00PM

Frida Kahlo Exhibit – Philadelphia Museum of Art/Woodford Mansion, Philadelphia, PA, April 15, 2008,
                                                             7:45AM – 6:00PM
New Jersey in Bloom! (Discover New Jersey Trip #2), Branch Brook Park, Newark, April 24, 2008,
                                                             9:15AM – 5:45PM

“A Catered Affair” – New York, NY, April 26, 2008, 11:00AM – 6:30PM

Locust Grove (Home of Samuel F. B. Morse)/Culinary Institute of America, Hudson Valley, NY,
                                                              May 8, 2008, 9:30AM – 6:30PM

Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, May 10, 2008, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

A Tour of Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY, May, 2008, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Mohonk Mountain House, Hudson Valley, June 4, 2008, 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Pine Barrens Discovery Tour, South Jersey, October 15-16, 2008, 7:30AM – 5:30PM
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PUPIL SERVICES
SERVICES FOR NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2007-2008 – REVISED
(Revision of Pupil Services Motion #2 of 8/20/07)
Motion #1     On the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board Education approve Essex
              County Educational Services Commission to provide services under Chapter 192 and
              193 to non-public schools located within the boundaries of the Morris School District
              during the 2007-2008 school year as follows:
                            Transportation
                            Corrective Speech
                            Supplemental Instruction*
                            ESL
                            Compensatory Education**
                            Home Instruction
*Excludes Cheder Lubavitch
**Excludes Cheder Lubavitch & Assumption

EXPLANATION
The state provides funding for these services, which are required under Chapters 192/193. The
ECESC has been responsible for hiring and supervising the staff and for maintaining records for these
services for the past several years and has performed satisfactorily.


SERVICES FOR NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2007-2008 – REVISED
(Revision of Pupil Services Motion #3 of 4/30/07)
Motion #2            On the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
                     Catapult Learning, LLC to provide services under Chapter 192 and 193 to non-
                     public schools located within the boundaries of the Morris School District
                     during the 2007-2008 school year as follows:

                             Supplemental Instruction for Cheder Lubavitch
                             Compensatory Education for Cheder Lubavitch & Assumption

EXPLANATION
The district will use funding provided under Chapter 192 and 193 for these services; no local funds
will be used


OUT OF DISTRICT/HOME INSTRUCTION ROSTER
Motion #3 On the recommendation of the Superintendent, that the Board of Education approve
          placements and instructional services for students with disabilities, including those on
          Home Instruction and those attending schools for which tuition is charged, during the
          2007-2008 school year, as noted in the detailed listing maintained on file in the Board
          Secretary’s office.
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Motion #4      that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of
               Education accept the following resolution:

        WHEREAS the father of a the Morris School District student, J.M. brought an action in the
        Office of Administrative Law arising out of issues relating to his son and a proposal to resolve
        such matter without further litigation having been addressed in conferences with the
        Administrative Law Judge assigned to the case; and
        WHEREAS the parties have agreed to settle the dispute, without any admissions of liability
        or wrongful conduct; and
        WHEREAS a settlement agreement having been proposed to resolve the dispute.
        NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the
        Superintendent, the Board of Education approved the attached settlement and authorized the
        Board President to execute the same.

PUPIL SERVICES (Motions #1-4)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Mrs. Murphy

AYES:          Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Ms. Kaag, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
               Mrs. Rhines Dr. Rieck, Mrs. Bangiola,
NOES:          None
ABSENT:        Ms. McNeil
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HUMAN RESOURCES

ABOLISH POSITION 2007-2008

Motion #1   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education abolish
            the following position for the 2007-2008 school year:

               1.0 Teacher – Grade 5, SX

APPOINTMENTS 2007-2008

Motion #2   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
            the appointment of the following to the position/s stated at the annual salary rates and
            effective date/s shown, and further that the Board of Education approve the
            submission to the County Superintendent applications for emergency hiring and each
            applicant’s attestation that s/he has not been convicted of any disqualifying crime
            pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18a6-7.1 et seq.; 18:39-17 et seq.; 18A:6-4.13 et
            seq.:
                                                                                 In Place Of:

            Karr, Donna                   $33,994        01/02/08-06/30/08      Engel, M.
            Secretary, MHS                Cl. III-12 mos, Step 5                Retired

            Zagoric, Stephanie            $32,812        01/02/08-06/30/08      Correia, M.
            ABS, PS                       .75 BA, Step 1                        Resigned



RESIGNATION/TERMINATION 2007-2008

Motion #3   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
            approve the resignation and/or termination of the following staff according to the
            effective date and reason shown:

            Bitalla, Stephen                             December 22, 2007
            Social Studies, FMS                          Resignation

            Ciolek, Allison                              December 10, 2007
            Kindergarten, WD                             Resignation

            Miller, Michael                              December 22, 2007
            LR/PG Aide, TJ                               Resignation
                                                         Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                         December 10, 2007 – Page 13

LEAVES OF ABSENCE 2007-2008

Motion #4    that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             a leave of absence to the following staff members under the conditions stated and
             effective dates shown:

             Capote, Alice                        10/24/07-10/31/07 **
             Tchr Asst, LLC                       11/26/07-11/30/07 **
                                                  Personal Leave – Revised dates

             Deardorff, Jill                      12/03/07-12/16/07 Maternity *
             Spec Ed, FMS                         12/17/07-01/22/08 Personal Leave **
                                                  Revised dates

             Kelly, Vanessa                       03/10/08-05/02/08 Maternity *
             ELL, AH                              05/03/08-06/30/08 FMLA **
                                                  09/02/08-10/07/08 FMLA **
                                                  10/08/08-01/31/09 Childrearing **

*     Accumulated sick leave may be used up to a period of eight weeks (four weeks before
      and four weeks after the birth of the baby).
**    Without pay.

SUBSTITUTES 2007-2008

Motion #5    that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             that the following names be added to the list of substitutes for the 2007-2008 school
             year, and further that the Board of Education approve submission to the County
             Superintendent applications for emergency hiring and each applicant’s attestation that
             s/he has not been convicted of any disqualifying crime pursuant to the provisions of
             N.J.S.A. 18a:6-7.1 et seq., 18A:6-4.13 et seq.:

             Teacher, Degreed
             Antoniello, Rocco                                     Harris, Daniel
             Davis, Evan                                           Logan, Timothy

             Teacher Assistant
             Craft, Hannah

             Related Services Long-Term
             Loring, Susan (effective 7/5/07)

             Assistant Behavior Specialist
             Zagoric, Stephanie

             Lunchroom/Playground Aide
             McLain, Carolyn
                                                          Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                          December 10, 2007 – Page 14

NEW TEACHER MENTORING REVISION 2007-2008

Motion #6   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
            the following additional new teacher (in bold) for training in portfolio construction
            and peer support for the 2007-2008 school year:

            Program:                New Teacher Mentoring
            Description:            The new teachers will write portfolios and will receive on-going
                                    support from their mentor
            Dates:                  September 2007 – June 2008
            Participating Staff:    All new teachers for up to 10 hours each
            Funding Source:         Local Fund
            Rate of Payment:        $25/hour
            New Teachers:
            Allen, Tracey                                           Isolda, Maria
            Almonte, Wilkia                                         Kelly, Donna
            Baxter, Jennifer                                        Kenny, Kristina
            Belmonte, Lauren                                        Koeneke, Conrad
            Boyle, Colleen                                          Kilkenny, Ramona
            Borges, Janessa                                         Kinder, Kimberly
            Carey, Susan                                            Krickus, Melissa
            Cheikes, Ellen                                          LaVigna, A. Francesca
            Clancy, Kelly                                           Leonhard, Kristen
            Covington, Janet                                        Maloney, Kristy
            Deardorff, Jill                                         Marullo, Brad
            DelGuercio, Dean                                        Moschella, Angela
            Engelfried, Debora                                      Palumbo, Jo Ann
            Esposito, Elizabeth                                     Piascik, Anne
            Femia, Charles                                          Pisello, Daniel
            Flynn, Ashley                                           Ryan, Sean
            Guerriero, Bernadette                                   Salazar, Jennifer
            Harris, Sloane                                          Schleifstein, Robert
            Helwig, Lauren                                          Szamreta, Sarah
            Hitchner, Kenneth                                       Vagnini, Brian
            Hotto, Amy                                              Warchol, Kathryn

EXPLANATION:       Educational program development proceeds according to the District’s first
                   principles of program development; i.e., research-oriented inquiry,
                   collaborative work, consensus building opportunities for dialogue.
                                                      Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                      December 10, 2007 – Page 15

AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK CLUB REVISION 2007-2008

Motion #7   that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
            the appointment of the following additional staff members (in bold) for the
            Homework Club as indicated for the 2007-2008 school year:

            Alexander Hamilton School
            Belmonte, Lauren                                  Kelly, Vanessa
            Ferraiolo, Elizabeth                              Monetti, Lori
            Fiore, Pamela                                     Sandelli, Barbara D.
            Kelly, Maria                                      Skrod, Christine

            Normandy Park School
              Castello, Jennifer                              Ginsberg, Laurel
              Cole, William                                   Jackson, Mikal
              Fascia, Tracey                                  Rosso, Nicole
              Pollock-Gilson, Wendy                           Ward, Sarah

              Sussex Avenue School
              Bohan, Margaret                                 Macchia, Michelle
              Bruno, Kimberly                                 Pentz, Elizabeth
              Gutierrez, Lauren                               Rescorla, Betsy
              Koch, Genevieve                                 Russell, Kate

              Thomas Jefferson School
              Arnette, Shani                                  Lucignani, Megan
              Babula, John                                    Maline-Kessler, Andrea
              Back, Hae In                                    Meier, Carol
              Bittens, Judith                                 Menendez, Noemi
              Blumstein, Randee                               Meyer, Gabrielle
              Brown, Jeffrey                                  Miller, Karle
              Butler, Stephanie                               Palumbo, Joanne
              Clancy, Kelly                                   Russino, Heather
              Considine, Elaine                               Sparano, Nanette
              Curtiss, Sally                                  Sparano, Margaret
              Dale, Gail                                      Still, Naomi
              Fluck, Mark                                     Thompson, Karen
              Frazzano, Cristina                              Tsonopoulos, Helen Nelly
              Kenny, Joan                                     Vesceri, Chastity

              Woodland School
              LaVigna, A. Francesca                           Tudorowsky, Nina
                                                        Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                        December 10, 2007 – Page 16

AFTER SCHOOL HOMEWORK CLUB REVISION 2007-2008

EXPLANATION:       This is a pre-established annual position. Homework Club provides homework
                   assistance to students in Grades 3, 4 and 5 who do not have other resources to
                   meet this need. Approximately 20 students are served in each school. The
                   program meets 3 afternoons per week until 4:30 p.m. Transportation is
                   provided. Upon submission of approved timesheets, they will be compensated
                   at the rate of $25 per session. Local funds are used.

FMS HOMEWORK TUTORIAL PROGRAM REVISION 2007-2008

Motion #8   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
            the appointment of the following additional FMS staff members (in bold) to the FMS
            Homework Tutorial Program for the 2007-2008 school year:

            Almonte, Wilkia                                    Jenkins, Joy
            Amsallen, Juliette                                 Leeson, Janet
            Bedell, Linda                                      Liss, Thomas
            Bender, Deborah                                    London, Karen
            Berek, Cheryl                                      McNamara, Patricia
            Brown, Renee                                       Meslar, Mary Ellen
            Campbell-Studer, Kimberly                          Moffatt, Tara
            Carey, Susan                                       Montemurno, Roberta
            Caruso, Sandra                                     Muster, Anna
            Cirrotti, Cathleen                                 Phinn, Vincent
            Crews, Anita                                       Reis, Patricia
            DiBenedetto, Marcella                              Romanker, Shawn
            Enderley, Judith                                   Rosner, Sharon
            Falk, Deirdre                                      Sieka, Suzanne
            Farrell, Kerri                                     Turner, Glenn
            Fulgione, Andrew                                   Vargas, Marco
            Green, Devan                                       Warchol, Kathryn
            Griffith, June

EXPLANATION:       This is a pre-established annual position. Upon the submission of approved
                   timesheets, the staff will be compensated at a rate of $25 per session. This
                   program will be funded through local funds.
                                                           Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                           December 10, 2007 – Page 17


GRADES 9-12 BILINGUAL/ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (BIL/ELL) CURRICULUM
RESEARCH REVISION 2007-2008

Motion #9    that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             the following additional teacher (in bold) for curriculum research and development
             activity:

             Program:               Grades 9-12 Bilingual/English Language Learners
                                    (BIL/ELL) Program Curriculum Research
             Description:           MHS teachers will continue curriculum mapping and program
                                    planning.
             Dates:                 July 2007 – June 2008
             Participating Staff:   Teachers of Bilingual/ELL for up to 20 hours each
             Funding Source:        Local funds
             Rate:                  1/140th of monthly salary
                                    Grades 9-12 BIL/ELL Program Curriculum Research Staff:
             Ansari, Bilqis                                        Maldonado, Santiago
             Cabezas, Patricia                                     Martin, Susie
             Caprioli, Betiana                                     Reyes, Osvaldo
             English, Tamar                                        Roby, Lara

EXPLANATION:        Educational program development proceeds according to the District’s first
                    principles of program development; i.e., research-oriented inquiry,
                    collaborative work, consensus building, opportunities for dialogue.

GRADES K-5 BILINGUAL/ELL PRESENTERS 2007-2008

Motion #10   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             the following K-5 Bilingual/ELL teachers as presenters for Professional Development
             on February 15, 2008, from 2:00 – 3:30:

             Bittens, Judith                                       Kelly, Vanessa
             Cantu, Maureen                                        Levy, Joyce
             Cheung, Alice                                         Lozaw, Dorelly
             De Los Santos, Lissette                               Medina, Tery
             Green, Carolyn                                        Restrepo, Maria
             Gonzalez, Mayra                                       Sommer, Jeanette
             Jackson, Mikal                                        Spiegel, Patti
             Jimenez, Aura                                         Szamreta, Sarah

EXPLANATION:        Upon submission of approved timesheets, presenters will be compensated at a
                    rate of $100 (flat fee) or 1/140th of their monthly salary for the duration of the
                    presentation (the greater of the two amounts shall be given).
                                                        Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                        December 10, 2007 – Page 18

SWIM TEAM RENTALS SITE MANAGERS AND LIFEGUARDS REVISION 2007-2008

Motion #11   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             the following additional names (in bold) as lifeguards for the 2007-2008 school year
             swim team rentals:

             Site Managers:
             Anderson, Megan                                      Soracco, Corlee
             DeSalvo, Diane                                       Sparano, Robert
             Gelegonya, Donna

             Lifeguards
             Brothman, Sara
             Browne, Katie
             Cecala, Joseph
             Martini, Alexandra
             McNally, Sarah
             Murphy, James
             Urday, Alejandra
             Windt, Katelynn
                                                         Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                         December 10, 2007 – Page 19

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT 2007-2008

Motion #12   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, and after review of the
             Curriculum Committee, the Board of Education approve the following program
             development initiative(s) for the 2007-2008 school year:

             Program:              Career Exploration II Courses
             Description:          Research and development of the Career Exploration II
                                   curricula by the following high school teachers. The teachers
                                   will be developing four different curricula.
             Dates:                August 2007
             Participating Staff: 2 Teaching Staff members
             Funding Source:       Local
             Rate of Pay:          1/140th of monthly salary
             Career Exploration II Program Development Staff:
             Baldassari, Michelle
             Hammerschmidt, Christine

EXPLANATION:        Educational program development proceeds according to the District’s first
                    principles of program development; i.e., research-oriented inquiry,
                    collaborative work, consensus building, opportunities for dialogue.


EXTRA PAY APPOINTMENTS 2007-2008

Motion #13   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             the appointments to the following extra-pay positions for the 2007-2008 school year:

                                                       YRS                                    TOTAL
         POSITION               STAFF MEMBER           SVC PTS.       SALARY       INCR.     SALARY
 ATHLETICS - MHS
 Cheerleading Coaches
 Winter – Co-Coach             Garibell, Kristin        6      11        $4,499       2            $5,239
 CO-CURRICULAR - MHS
 Jazz Choir Advisor            Nuzzo, Michael           9       4        $1,636       2            $2,128

EXTRA SERVICES 2007-2008

Motion #14   that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
             compensation to Kathryn Collins, Assistant Behavior Specialist assigned to HC, for
             ABA services provided outside the school day between 12/1/07 and 6/30/08.

EXPLANATION:        Upon submission of approved timesheets, Ms. Collins will be compensated at
                    her regular hourly rate.
                                                           Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                           December 10, 2007 – Page 20

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT RESOLUTION WITH EMPLOYEE #0700

Motion #15    that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education accept
              the following resolution:

                      RESOLUTION OF THE MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT
                               BOARD OF EDUCATION

         WHEREAS the Morris School District filed tenure charges against a teacher, Employee
#0700, in the Office of Administrative Law and a proposal to resolve such matter without further
litigation having been addressed in settlement conferences between the parties and with the
Administrative Law Judge assigned to the case; and
         WHEREAS the parties have agreed to settle the dispute at a settlement conference held in the
Office of Administrative Law on December 5, 2007 before the Honorable Mumtaz Bari-Brown, ALJ;
and
         WHEREAS a settlement agreement having been proposed to resolve the dispute.
         NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent, the Board of Education approved the attached settlement agreement and its execution
on behalf of the Board by Andrew Williams, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, who attended
the settlement conference before the Administrative Law Judge as the District’s representative.




HUMAN RESOURCES (Motions #1-15)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Mrs. Murphy

AYES:         Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Ms. Kaag, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
              Mrs. Rhines Dr. Rieck, Mrs. Bangiola
NOES:         None
ABSENT:       Ms. McNeil
                                                             Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                             December 10, 2007 – Page 21
BUSINESS MATTERS
FINANCIAL REPORTS
Motion #1 Financial Reports of the Secretary to the Board of Education
          that the Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the following financial
          reports in Appendix A for the month of October, 2007.

                             Fund 10 -- General Fund
                             Fund 20 -- Special Revenue Fund
                             Fund 30 -- Capital Projects Fund
                             Fund 40 -- Debt Service Fund

Motion #2     Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11 (c) 3, we certify that as of October, 2007,
              after review of the Secretary's monthly financial report (appropriations section) and
              upon consultation with the appropriate district officials, to the best of our knowledge,
              no major account or fund has been overexpended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11
              (a) and that sufficient funds are available to meet the district's financial obligations for
              the remainder of the fiscal year.

Motion #3     Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:23-2.11 (c) 4, I certify that as of October 31, 2007 no
              budgetary line item account has been overexpended in violation of N.J.A.C. 6A:23-
              2.11 (b).
              _____________________________________                 December 10, 2007
              Business Administrator/Board Secretary         Date

HELD PURCHASE ORDER
Motion #4 that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
          checks totaling $ 512.96 as per the attached for expenses incurred as per policy
          #3320.1.

BUDGET TRANSFERS
Motion #5 that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
          Budget Transfers for the 2007-2008 budget through December 10, 2007.

BILLS LIST
Motion #6  that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
           the attached 2007-2008 bills list for the period ending:

                      November 10 & 24        (Payroll)
                      December 10, 2007
DONATION
Motion #7      that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
               accept a donation of $150 from Provident Bank to Hillcrest School to be used
               for printing of character coins. A letter of appreciation will be sent to
               Provident Bank for supporting the students of the Morris School District.
EXPLANATION
Provident Bank partners with the Bank at Hillcrest. This is a bank where the students can
deposit character coins they earn by showing good character. New coins need to be printed
with Provident Bank on them.
                                                           Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                           December 10, 2007 – Page 22
Motion #8     that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education accept a
              donation of 20 “Anatomy Aprons” to Hillcrest School to be used in the science
              program. The donation is made by Mr. & Mrs. Neil. A letter of appreciation will be
              sent to Mr. & Mrs. Neil for supporting the students of the Morris School District.

EXPLANATION
The “Aprons” are of washable vinyl with outlines of the digestive, circulatory and respiratory system
organs on a skeletal background design. Colorful cut-out organs which can be attached with Velcro
are also included.

Motion #9     that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education accept a
              donation of a Sound System valued at approximately $11,964.71 to the Normandy
              Park School for use at assemblies, concerts and plays. This donation is made to the
              school by the Normandy Park Home & School Association. A letter of appreciation
              will be sent to them thanking them for supporting the students of Normandy Park.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Motion #10 WHEREAS, there exists a need for professional services for 2007-2008 and funds
           are available for these purposes.

              WHEREAS, the Public School Contracts Law (Chapter 114, Laws of 1977) requires
              that the Resolution authorizing the award of contracts for professional services without
              competitive bids be publicly adopted,

              NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Morris School District Board of
              Education that the following be engaged for professional services as described and in
              the amount not to exceed as follows:

      Jose Moreno M.D.                          Psychiatric Evaluations   $475.00/eval
      Professional Educational Services, Inc.   Home Instruction          $ 40.00/hr

CONSTRUCTION
Change Order
Motion #11 that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
            approve change order #1 to T.M. Brennan Contractors, Inc. for the Vacuum Pump
            Replacement at Alexander Hamilton project for the following:

              Credit for Unused Allowance                           ($2,500.00)

PAYMENT
Motion #12    that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
              approve payment application #2 to T.M. Brennan Contractors in the amount
              of $4,085.00 for work done on the Vacuum Pump Replacement Project at Alexander
              Hamilton School.




TRAVEL & REIMBURSEMENT
                                                           Minutes, Regular Business Meeting
                                                           December 10, 2007 – Page 23
Motion #13     that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education
               approve the following resolution:

       WHEREAS, employees are attending conferences, conventions, staff training seminars or workshops
       as depicted on attachment A: and
       WHEREAS, the attendance at stated functions was previously approved by the chief school
       administrator as work related and within the scope of the work responsibilities of the attendees; and
       WHEREAS, the attendance at the functions was approved as promoting delivery of instruction or
       furthering efficient operation of the school district; and fiscally prudent, and
       WHEREAS, the travel and related expenses particular to attendance at functions may exceed
       the state travel guidelines established by the Department of Treasury in NJOMB circular letter; be it
       RESOLVED, that the board finds the travel and related expense and the excess expenses particular
       to attendance at these functions are necessary, unavoidable, justified and therefore reimbursable

TEEN PRIDE PAYMENT
Motion #14  that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve
            a payment in the amount of $30,000 to TEEN PRIDE for counseling services for the
            quarter ending 9/30/07. This payment is subject to the execution of a signed agreement
            acceptable to the Superintendent.

BUSINESS (Motions #1-14)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Mrs. Murphy
AYES:        Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Ms. Kaag, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
             Mrs. Rhines Dr. Rieck, Mrs. Bangiola
NOES:        None
ABSENT:      Ms. McNeil

Morris Educational Foundation
Mrs. Rhines reported they are planning a fundraiser
      This is a huge endeavor for the MEF.
      The fund raiser will be a talent show (fashioned after American Idol).
         Looking at talent from age 1 – 99.
         Must be a resident of Morristown, Morris Township or Morris Plains.
         Tryouts January 5.
         Talent Show will be held February 25 at the Community Theater.

ADJOURNMENT (8:55 p.m.)
Moved by Dr. Rieck, seconded by Mrs. Murphy
AYES:        Mrs. Fornaro, Dr. Gallerstein, Ms. Kaag, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Pollak,
             Mrs. Rhines, Dr. Rieck, Mrs. Bangiola,
NOES:        None
ABSENT:      Ms. McNeil

                                                                          Respectfully Submitted

                                                                          William VanTassel

				
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